Asus Zenfone 8 beats Galaxy S21 in DxOMark digicam overview, cannot fairly match the iPhone 12 mini


In the event you choose smaller smartphones, you’ve got in all probability seemed on the Asus Zenfone 8 as an possibility in your subsequent buy. Just like the iPhone 12 mini it has a large and extremely large cameras (with OIS on the principle module), nevertheless it lacks a telephoto lens. These two acquired related scores in DxOMark’s digicam overview too – 120 for the Zenfone and 122 for the iPhone. Or should you choose to remain in Android land, the Galaxy S21 (which is bigger than each) scored 119. The Pixel 5 additionally acquired 120.

The rating breakdown exhibits that the Zenfone 8 acquired an honest Photograph Rating of 126. This places it forward of the Galaxy S21 (123 factors), however behind the Pixel 5 (129 factors) and the iPhone 12 mini (132 factors). The video rating of 108 once more splits the opposite two rivals – the S21 acquired 101, the Pixel acquired 107, the iPhone is forward at 112.

Asus Zenfone 8 beats Galaxy S21 in DxOMark camera review, can't quite match the iPhone 12 mini

The Zenfone 8 acquired solely 54 factors within the zoom part, which appears to be like on the tele and extremely large modules. The high-resolution 64 MP most important sensor does a greater job than the 12 MP sensors within the iPhone and Pixel in the case of digital zoom, nevertheless, the Galaxy (which additionally makes use of a 64 MP sensor for zooming in) acquired a a lot increased rating on this class (73 factors). A part of that’s because of the extremely large digicam on the Zenfone, which might have been higher.

For extra particulars on how and why the Asus Zenfone 8 acquired these scores try DxOMark’s overview. And don’t miss our personal overview (it’s also possible to watch our video overview, embedded beneath).

We discovered that the petite flagship affords a terrific choice of options at a worth that undercuts similarly-sized opponents. We had been fairly pleased with the photograph and video high quality popping out of its digicam. And at its present worth of €670, it undercuts each the iPhone 12 mini and Galaxy S21 by an honest margin.


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